Pursuant to Article 35 of the UCLG-MEWA Constitution and Article 7 of UCLG-MEWA Bylaws, the UCLG-MEWA Congress convenes in the same year in parallel with the UCLG World Congress. In the Congress to be held in Amman, Jordan, on 9-10 July 2019, UCLG-MEWA will hold elections to determine its governing bodies and Presidency for the period 2019-2022.

The governing bodies that UCLG-MEWA members can be candidates for are indicated below:

  • UCLG-MEWA Presidency (1 President)
  • UCLG-MEWA Co-Presidency (5 Co-Presidents)
  • UCLG-MEWA Supervisory Board / Financial Management Committee
  • UCLG-MEWA President of the Supervisory Board/Treasurer  (1 President/Treasurer)
  • UCLG-MEWA Supervisory Board/Members of the Financial Management Committee – (4 members)
  • UCLG-MEWA Ombudsman ( 1 Ombudsman)
  • UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau Membership (33 Executive Bureau Members)
  • UCLG-MEWA Council Membership (99 Council Members)
  • UCLG World Organization Executive Bureau Membership (12 Executive Bureau Members)
  • UCLG World Organization Council Membership (35 Council Members)

In addition to this, UCLG-MEWA will also determine the Presidency for its Committees indicated below

  • Committee on Smart Cities and Urban Mobility
  • Committee on Environment
  • Committee on Local Governance and City Diplomacy
  • Committee on Culture and Tourism
  • Committee on Gender Equality
  • Committee on Social Inclusion

Detailed Information about the Congress and the candidacy process can be accessed through the UCLG-MEWA Constitution in the organization’s website.

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